Gale Cengage Learning is one of the world leaders in eResearch and educational publishing for libraries and schools. It includes full-text magazine, newspaper articles and articles from over 600 online databases. These include the following resources:
- Canada in Context
- Global Issues in Context
- Science in Context
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
- GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
Canada In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content, written from a Canadian perspective, with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on global issues, topics, and current events, including information on countries, geography, civics, and discussion of science issues. Resources may be used as a spring board for critical thinking and analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Through an array of multimedia and interactive presentations, including a text-to-voice reading option, students have access to articles, references, periodicals, and primary source and statistical information.
Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Gale Virtual Reference Library opens a door to an online library database of encyclopaedias and specialized reference sources in the arts, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, science, and nation and the world.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centres around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia. Use Browse Issues and Topics, World Map, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
For webinars on each of the sites, go to https://support.gale.com/training/webinars/.
For video tutorials on using each of the five sites:
Once a student has logged in and found an article they would like to save, they can choose “Read More” at the bottom, which will take them to the full article. There they can choose “Save to My Folder” from the Tools menu on the right, or any one of several other options.
Educator Resources in GALE Cengage http://go.galegroup.com/ps/staticResource?userGroupName=hcoslearning&inPS=true&prodId=CIC&type=EducatorResources
Go to the Curriculum Correlations page to find information on how to access the GALE Cengage correlations in English, Science and Social Studies for Middle or High School.